O-Tu-BRA-4 Production of Propanediol and Acetol from Glycerol on Cu-Pd/TiO2 Catalysts under Basic Conditions

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 10:40 AM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
Alba Ardila and Gustavo A. Fuentes, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico.
We report here the valorization of glycerol by aqueous phase hydrogenolysis into acetol and 1,2-PDO, catalyzed by Cu-Pd/TiO2-X%Na without externally added hydrogen, which is a proposed strategy of active sites different coupling at the molecular scale within the same reactor.

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